PRINCETON AREA: Police blotter

   A victim reported someone scratched his or her car with a sharp object, causing damage to the paint sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on July 8 while it was parked at the Princeton Shopping Center.
   Alba Molina, 57, of Bordentown, was charged with having an active traffic warrant for $175 out of Bordentown after being pulled over on South Harrison Street near Pelham Street on July 8 at 11:39 a.m.
   Three Pennington teenagers were arrested on harassment and motor vehicle charges after allegedly spraying water at pedestrians while they were driving on North Harrison Street near Valley Road on July 9 at 6:47 p.m. After allegedly fleeing from police, officers later found their car parked on Cherry Hill Road. Michael Brooks, 19, was charged with eluding police and multiple motor vehicle charges that included driving while suspended. Natalie Kawalec, 18, and Zaire Stansbury, 19, were both charged with harassment.
   Andrew Hopson, 37, of Marietta, Ga., was charged with having $775 in multiple active warrants out of several towns after being pulled over on Route 206 at Cherry Hill Road on July 9 at 2:20 p.m.
   Ernst Delma, 30, of Princeton, was charged with stealing a cowboy hat from a store in the 100 block of Nassau Street on July 9 at 11:45 a.m.
   A caller reported his son’s Raleigh road bike was stolen sometime between 1 p.m. on July 6 and 4 p.m. on July 8 while it was locked to a tree on the Guyot Path between Carnahan Place and Harris Road. The bike was valued at less than $50.
   Robert Deems, 57, of Lawrenceville, was charged with driving while intoxicated on North Harrison Street at Bunn Drive on July 11 at 1:19 a.m.
   Melissa Muldowney, 18, of Princeton, and Thomas Kaufmann, 65, of Princeton, were in a car accident on Library Place near Stockton Street on July 8 at 6:12 p.m. Police said Mr. Kaufmann complained of shoulder pain, but declined hospital treatment. Ms. Muldowney received a summons for disregard of the traffic signal.
   West Windsor
   Four different residents living on Kestrel Court reported someone had stolen items that had been delivered to the houses by mail sometime between 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on June 28. Police said the total value of stolen property was approximately $800.
   Both Montgomery fire departments put out a fire in the backyard of a Silverthorn Lane residence that began near the home’s swimming pool pumps and filter on July 10 at 11:20 a.m. The residents had evacuated the house before police, fire and emergency personnel arrived. The fire caused damage to the pool pumps, filter and a section of vinyl siding to the home, which had been melted. There were no reported injuries.
   The security staff at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro reported someone had stolen prescription pads from the hospital grounds sometime between October 2012 and June 2013. Police said the exact number of missing prescription pads is unknown and that the incident is still under investigation.
   A resident of Thoreau Drive went to the police headquarters on July 3 and reported someone had stolen his identity by creating an online account in his name with the Social Security Administration on June 19.
   A Plainsboro resident reported someone had used his debit card information to withdraw $740 from his TD Bank account from a TD Bank ATM in Philadelphia on June 26 at 10:30 p.m. Police said the victim had his debit card at the time of the transaction and that the case has been turned over to the Detective Bureau.
   Gong Yang, 48, of Plainsboro, was charged with driving while intoxicated on Grovers Mill Road on June 28 at 11:34 p.m. He also received summonses for reckless driving and speeding.
   A resident of Quail Ridge Drive reported a blue Mongoose mountain bike valued at about $116 was stolen from the patio of the residence sometime after 10 p.m. on July 6.
   Justin N. Alfred of Trenton was charged with obstruction of justice, hindering apprehension and contempt of court after being pulled over on Route 1 on July 7 at 2:44 a.m. Police said Mr. Alfred gave them a false name and birth date to hide three active warrants out of Trenton.
   The Hunters Glen Development reported someone broke into a vacant apartment at building 46, causing $250 worth of damage to the trim and molding on the locked front door sometime on July 8.
   Kenson Cadet, 20, of Plainsboro, was charged with hindering apprehension, obstruction of justice and having an active traffic warrant out of Lawrence after being pulled over on Dey Road on July 8 at 5:17 p.m. He also received a summons for failure to wear a seatbelt.
   A resident of Ravens Crest Drive reported someone had gone into his apartment and stolen a jewelry box containing $5,880 worth of jewelry sometime between June 30 and July 2. The Detective Bureau is investigating.